Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau Begs For 1 Million Nigerians To Come To Canada

Published 1 week ago by: Olusanya Akinrinola
at 09:00 AM, 16/04/2019 (1 week ago)

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The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, has pleaded with Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, to allow one million Nigerians enter Canada under a new Employment and Migration Programme designed for immigrants.

According to CBTV, Trudeau said that immigrants from Nigeria have been a strong force in Canada’s growth in all sectors of its economy. He said:

“We can’t undermine or overlook the contribution of immigrants in Canada’s development especially our brothers and sisters from Nigeria.”

The Prime Minister added that, over the past three years, Canada has granted residency to all Nigerians who were illegally living in Canada and applied to remain. He said:

“We granted them and urging everyone to apply. It’s good we document everyone to know how many people we are to cater for.”

In a memo sent to the Nigeria High Commission in Canada, the Employment and Migration Programme will allow Nigerians wishing to live in Canada to first obtain job before traveling to the country.

“The programme’s website will be launched next week and all available jobs will be listed. Currently there are over 6 million vacancies and we are hoping that Buhari allows at least one million people from Nigeria”, a spokesperson for the Canadian Labour Department, Shadrack Scott said.

Earlier this year, the Canadian Parliament announced plans to add more new permanent residents in the next three years.

Canada welcomed more than 286,000 permanent residents in 2017 and projects that number could reach 350,000 this year in addition to one million seeking from the West Africa nation.

“Thanks in great part to the newcomers we have welcomed throughout our history, Canada has developed into the strong and vibrant country we all enjoy,” said Ahmed Hussen, Canada’s minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC).

Hussen, himself an immigrant from Somalia, said the influx will help offset Canada’s aging population and declining birth rate while growing its labor force.

Canada’s friendly stance towards new residents comes as many other Western nations, including the United States, are adopting more restrictive immigration policies.

Canada is especially dedicated to offering protection to refugees. The United Nations Refugee Agency reported unprecedented levels of refugees in 2017, with the number of forcibly displaced people reaching 68.5 million.

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Henrybobo at 09:23 AM, 16/04/2019 (1 week ago)
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Lairs.. and una still de deny people visa
Henrybobo at 09:28 AM, 16/04/2019 (1 week ago)
(676 | Upcoming) (m)

And also wetin concern us with Buhari letting us go.. who Buhari help.. abeg if una go fit pack all Nigerians come una side, am sure many of us don't mind.. make we leave d old man make em rule cows
OzohLawrence at 10:31 AM, 16/04/2019 (1 week ago)
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That is true, but  we Nigeria's can never do things accordingly, I pleaded with arthurities to look into the program cos it will help our young youth's from depression which causes some atrocities across the country
kp45 at 10:40 AM, 16/04/2019 (1 week ago)
(9351 | Hero) (m)

Since we are not useful in our own country we might be useful in another man's land.
chukkychukky at 10:57 AM, 16/04/2019 (1 week ago)
(7023 | Gistmaniac) (m)

pls sir dnt involve nigerian govt in this or else na only aboki u go see der

milimooreignis at 01:26 PM, 16/04/2019 (1 week ago)
(1 | Newbie) (m)

but yet,their ambassador will deny us visa.
jtownconnect at 02:48 PM, 16/04/2019 (1 week ago)
(67 | Newbie) (m)

Deny you Visa how? Read very carefully....

''In a memo sent to the Nigeria High Commission in Canada, the Employment and Migration Programme will allow Nigerians wishing to live in Canada to first obtain job before traveling to the country.''
osarobo62 at 02:59 PM, 16/04/2019 (1 week ago)
(11665 | Hero) (m)

when i see the memo with my eyes, then i will believe this fable.
ejikeiyo at 03:45 PM, 16/04/2019 (1 week ago)
(2279 | Gistmaniac) (m)

wasted generation
raymondfontaine at 04:07 AM, 17/04/2019 (1 week ago)
(35 | Newbie) (m)

Scammers  on the way beware Nigerians...


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